Colleges and Schools

Important Dates

What are the quad dates for SBNM classes?

  • Fall 2020, Quad A: August 24–October 11
  • Fall 2020, Quad B: October 12–December 6
    2020 Winter Commencement: Friday, December 4 (tentative)
  • Spring 2021, Quad A: January 11–March 1
  • Spring 2021, Quad B: March 15–May 3
    2021 Spring Commencement: Saturday, May 8
  • Summer 2021, Quad A: May 10–June 25
  • Summer 2021, Quad B: July 6–August 20

Use the academic calendars below for a complete list of key dates.

When should I apply for graduation?

The Records Office must receive your application for graduation at least two quads in advance of your graduation date. All students must apply for graduation, even if you do not plan to participate in the commencement ceremony. Students are encouraged to contact their graduate advisor with questions about their status in the program and discuss remaining program requirements. Click here to complete the graduation application. Contact Tanya in Student Administrative Services at for questions about the graduation ceremony.

When should I apply for a graduate certificate?

Once you receive a grade for the fifth (final) course in your certificate program, you may complete the online certificate application to receive your certificate in the mail or pick it up at the SBNM office on campus.